New York Area Workshop on Monetary Policy

November 17, 2006
8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:15 a.m.

Heterogeneous Information and the Welfare Effects of Public Information Disclosures pdf

Christian Hellwig, UCLA, visiting Columbia University

Discussant: Laura Veldkamp, NYU

10:30 a.m.

Coffee break

10:45 a.m.

Price Stickiness in Ss Models: Basic Properties pdf

Ricardo Caballero, MIT
Eduardo Engel, Yale University

Discussant: John Leahy, NYU

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Forming Priors for DSGE Models pdf

Marco Del Negro, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Frank Schorfheide, University of Pennsylvania

Discussant: Chris Sims, Princeton University

2:15 p.m.

Coffee break

2:30 p.m.

Macro Factors in Bond Risk Premia pdf

Sydney Ludvigson, New York University
Serena Ng, University of Michigan

Discussant: David Backus, NYU Stern

3:45 p.m. Coffee break
4:00 p.m.

Sticky Prices and Monetary Policy: Evidence from Disaggregated Data pdf

Jean Boivin, HEC Montreal
Marc Giannoni, Columbia University
Ilian Mihov, INSEAD

Discussant: Robert Rich, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

5:15 p.m.

Adjourn